Supreme Court dismisses petition raising issue of Rahul Gandhi's citizenship

Shruti Mahajan May 9 2019
Rahul Gandhi

The Supreme Court today dismissed the petition filed seeking to restrain Congress President Rahul Gandhi from contesting the Lok Sabha elections on account of questions surrounding his citizenship

The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna dismissed the petition. CJI Gogoi remarked,

"Some company in some form has mentioned Rahul Gandhi as a British citizen, so does he become a British citizen? Dismissed."

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